Click here for an online course for children 7-12. It has been developed by a CAHMS service to help children understand the Corona Virus.
Houseparty has become one of the most downloaded apps in several countries including the UK amid restrictions to stop the spread of coronavirus. It has been rumoured that several people over Twitter have posted screenshots that have claimed they were locked out of applications like Netflix, Spotify and even bank accounts after they downloaded Houseparty. Please be aware when downloading APPs and make sure they have strong passwords.
The company issued a statement denying those allegations.
“We’ve found no evidence to suggest a link between Houseparty and the compromises of other unrelated accounts,” a spokesperson for Epic Games said.
“As a general rule, we suggest all users choose strong passwords when creating online accounts on any platform.”
Too often, people feel afraid to admit that they are struggling with their mental health. This fear of prejudice and judgement stops people from getting help and can destroy families and end lives. We want to help people feel much more comfortable with their everyday mental wellbeing and that they have the practical tools to support their friends and family.
South Tyneside ICT in Schools Team is based in OpenZone @ The Word in the Market Place, South Shields. The team supports all South Tyneside Schools with a comprehensive package of support covering technical and curriculum support.
We offer a relaxed, attractive environment for school students and teachers to access the latest developments in technology.
We work with students and teachers on a variety of cross-curricular projects, whether it’s film-making, podcasting, animation or coding. We can support schools in realising the potential of the latest technologies to enhance learning and teaching.
Our objectives are:
- To guarantee an excellent education experience
- To improve access to, and use of, the latest educational technologies
- To increase attainment levels through the use of new technologies
- To improve the quality of learning and teaching
- To act as a test bed for innovation and new ways of working